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They should both come on with the air conditioning on.
Or, ...just wire them up to a battery to test.

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My acura legend 97 is getting hot


NEXT STEP,HAVE A COMPLETE COOLING SYSTEM INSPECTION SERVICE PREFORMED AS FOLLOWS;
INSPECT COOLANT LEVEL,
TEST SPECIFIC GRAVITY,
PRESSURE TEST SYSTEM,
PRESSURE TEST RADIATOR/EXPANSION TANK CAP,
INSPECT DRIVE BELT(s),
INSPECT COOLANT HOSES,
INSPECT HEATER HOSES,
INSPECT BYPASS/MISC. COOLANT HOSES/PIPES,
TEST THERMOSTAT OPERATION,
INSPECT RADIATOR TEMPERATURE,
INSPECT RADIATOR COOLING FAN(s)/CLUTCH OPERATION,
INSPECT CONDENSER/AUXILARY COOLING FAN(s) OPERATION(s)
INSPECT RADIATOR & CONDENSER FOR DEBRI,
OBSERVE COOLANT TEMPERATURE GAUGE OPERATION,

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How to test and replace radiator cooling fan.


Hi.

Here a tip illustrating steps to test and replace the radiator cooling fan and the parts that may cause cooling fan malfunctioning.

Before replacing the fan, make sure that the fan is really faulty.
Read volts at fan contacts or jump the fan wiring to energize the fan directly.Ensure that fan blades are not blocked.

If the fan is OK, then the faulty part is either thermostat or fan relay.Ensure also that you have tested the 15A fuse in the junction block and the 40A fuse located in the Power distribution Center (PDC).

Here a diagram showing the location of the fan relay:

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Finally, here below the steps required to replace the fan. The procedure is quite simple.

  • Disconnect the battery negative cable and set it apart.
  • Disconnect the electrical connector to the radiator fan.
  • Undo the bolts that hold the top fan housing and fan assembly (this is called Radiator Shroud).
  • Remove the Radiator Shroud housing.The radiator shroud will come out with the fan sliding toward the top side.
  • Install the new fan performing the operations in reverse order.

Here a diagram showing radiator shroud and cooling fan assembly:
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Regards.

Ginko.

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My honda cr-v 1999 is overheating how do I check the water pump is working?


the water pump will be working
what won't be working if fitted is
the viscous fan hub
radiator fans ,
coolant temperature sensor
fan relaypressure test the cooling system to check for cracked plastic tanks of the radiator
fan fuses
blocked radiator cores
thermostat
head gasket
so if the fan is driven by a belt then replace the viscous fan hub
have a compression test done to check head gasket
have an auto electrician check the cooling system electronics and fans
have a specialist radiator shop do a flow test on the radiator and have an accredited service shop check the operation of the thermostat

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Temperature gauge on a 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan keeps fluctuating while driving


First things first....
INSPECT COOLANT LEVEL
Low ????
PRESSURE TEST SYSTEM
PRESSURE TEST RADIATOR/EXPANSION TANK CAP
INSPECT DRIVE BELT(s)
INSPECT COOLANT HOSES
INSPECT HEATER HOSES
INSPECT BYPASS/MISC. COOLANT HOSES/PIPES
TEST THERMOSTAT OPERATION
INSPECT RADIATOR TEMPERATURE
INSPECT RADIATOR COOLING FAN(s)/CLUTCH OPERATION
INSPECT CONDENSER/AUXILARY COOLING FAN(s) OPERATION(s)
INSPECT RADIATOR & CONDENSER FOR DEBRI
OBSERVE COOLANT TEMPERATURE GAUGE OPERATION

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Triton v10


Begin with the basics....
INSPECT COOLANT LEVEL,
Low ????,PRESSURE TEST SYSTEM,
PRESSURE TEST RADIATOR/EXPANSION TANK CAP,
INSPECT DRIVE BELT(s),
INSPECT COOLANT HOSES,
INSPECT HEATER HOSES,
INSPECT BYPASS/MISC. COOLANT HOSES/PIPES,
TEST THERMOSTAT OPERATION,
INSPECT RADIATOR COOLING FAN(s)/CLUTCH OPERATION,
INSPECT CONDENSER/AUXILARY COOLING FAN(s) OPERATION(s)
INSPECT RADIATOR & CONDENSER FOR DEBRI,
OBSERVE COOLANT TEMPERATURE GAUGE OPERATION,

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Bmw 740il problems


check fan operation. If it has a viscous fan hub then replace it. Have a pressure test done on the coolant system. have a compression test done for head gasket/ cracks. Have a flow test done on the radiator to check for blocked cores. check the level in the radiator not the reservoir.

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Coolant leak under car


I would begin by utilizing our shop's standard cooling system procedure.....
INSPECT COOLANT LEVEL,
TEST SPECIFIC GRAVITY,
****PRESSURE TEST SYSTEM,
****PRESSURE TEST RADIATOR/EXPANSION TANK CAP,
INSPECT DRIVE BELT(s),
****INSPECT COOLANT HOSES,
****INSPECT HEATER HOSES,
****INSPECT BYPASS/MISC. COOLANT HOSES/PIPES,
TEST THERMOSTAT OPERATION,
INSPECT RADIATOR TEMPERATURE,
INSPECT RADIATOR COOLING FAN(s)/CLUTCH OPERATION,
INSPECT CONDENSER/AUXILARY COOLING FAN(s) OPERATION(s)
INSPECT RADIATOR & CONDENSER FOR DEBRI,
OBSERVE COOLANT TEMPERATURE GAUGE OPERATION,

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Replace cooling fan termstat and vehicle still over heats


Thermostat

Test thermostat in a jug and pour boiling water on it , it should compress meaning it works. Check that the waterpunp is operating pushing water into the engine .Check that radiator water flows to the watrpump. Is tension of fanbelt of waterpump sufficient that it doenst slip. Lastly check that the radiator fan is working if has a electric fan. if this doesn’t help check if radiator or engine water passages isn’t blocked.

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